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  • Angel Meadow by Dean Kirby
    Angel Meadow (English, Paperback) Dean Kirby

    This is the first published history of Angel Meadow, a notorious Manchester slum. Angel Meadow has frequently appeared in the news in recent years, after archaeologists dug up the site in 2011.

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  • Twilight of the Elites by Christophe Guilluy
    Twilight of the Elites (English, Hardback) Christophe Guilluy

    A passionate account of how the gulf between France's metropolitan elites and its working classes are tearing the country apart

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  • Hired by James Bloodworth
    Hired (English, Paperback) James Bloodworth

    A compelling and ground-breaking piece of narrative journalism that gets right to the heart of divided Britain and its dysfunctional jobs climate.

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  • The New Poverty by Stephen Armstrong
    The New Poverty (English, Paperback) Stephen Armstrong

    We are living in an age with unprecedented levels of poverty. Who are the new poor? And what can we do about it?

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  • Life at the Bottom by Theodore Dalrymple
    Life at the Bottom (English, Paperback) Theodore Dalrymple

    A searing account of life in the underclass and why it persists as it does, written by a British psychiatrist.

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  • Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen
    Development as Freedom (English, Paperback) Amartya Sen

    This title is a synthesis of the thought of economist Amartya Sen, who views economic development as a means to extending freedoms rather than an end in itself. By widening his outlook to include poverty, tyranny, lack of opportunity, individual rights, and political structures, Professor Sen provides a useful overview of the development process.

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  • Invisible Britain by Paul Sng
    Invisible Britain (English, Paperback) Paul Sng

    A photographic ethnography book that features the stories and portraits of individuals across the UK who have been impacted by social issues such as austerity, Brexit, deindustrialisation, nationalism and cuts to public services.

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  • Beginning to End Hunger by M. Jahi Chappell
    Beginning to End Hunger (English, Paperback) M. Jahi Chappell

    "Beginning to End Hunger presents the story of Belo Horizonte, home to 2.5 million people and the site of one of the world's most successful city food security programs. Since its Municipal Secretariat of Food and Nutritional Security was founded in 1993, malnutrition in Belo Horizonte has declined dramatically, leading it to serve as an inspiration for Brazil's renowned Zero Hunger programs. The...

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  • Race and the Undeserving Poor by Robbie Shilliam
    Race and the Undeserving Poor (English, Paperback) Robbie Shilliam

    A major new work that charts the historical development of a postcolonial settlement that has given rise to a racialized distintion between the "deserving" and "undeserving" poor, the latest incarnation of which is a distinction between a deserving, neglected white working class and "others" who are undeserving, not indigenous, and not white.

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  • The New Poverty by Stephen Armstrong
    The New Poverty (English, Paperback) Stephen Armstrong

    We are living in an age with unprecedented levels of poverty. Who are the new poor? And what can we do about it?

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  • The User Unconscious by Patricia Ticineto Clough
    The User Unconscious (English, Paperback) Patricia Ticineto Clough

    Wide-ranging essays and experimental prose forcefully demonstrate how digital media and computational technologies have redefined what it is to be human...

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  • Portfolios of the Poor by Daryl Collins
    Portfolios of the Poor (English, Paperback) Daryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch

    Explains how the poor find solutions to their everyday financial problems by conducting year-long interviews with impoverished villagers and slum dwellers in Bangladesh, India, and South Africa - records that track penny by penny how specific households manage their money.

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  • London Labour and the London Poor by Henry Mayhew
    London Labour and the London Poor (English, Paperback) Henry Mayhew

    This groundbreaking investigation into the lives of London's underclass was undertaken by Henry Mayhew in the 1850s. His interviews with street traders, beggars, and thieves results in a work as vivid as a Victorian novel. This new selection includes original illustrations and an illluminating introduction and notes.

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  • All That Is Solid by Danny Dorling
    All That Is Solid (English, Paperback) Danny Dorling

    Looks at the UK's dangerous relationship with housing - and how it's all going to come crashing down. In this book, this book argues that housing is the defining issue of our times.

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  • Tackling Poverty and Social Exclusion by John H. Pierson
    Tackling Poverty and Social Exclusion (English, Paperback) John H. Pierson

    Earlier editions published as: Tackling social exclusion.

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  • Poverty and Inclusion in Early Years Education by Chris Collett
    Poverty and Inclusion in Early Years Education (English, Paperback) Chris Collett, Mark Cronin

    Poverty and Inclusion in Early Years Education will help practitioners to understand the experiences of young children who are living in poverty. It examines the potentially devastating impact of poverty and social exclusion on children's chances in later life, and considers recent policy and practice reforms which have recognised the critical role played by early years settings and practitioners...

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  • Understanding Street Culture by Jonathan Ilan
    Understanding Street Culture (English, Paperback) Jonathan Ilan

    An insightful and theoretically informed overview of street culture in various parts of the world - its origins, functions, manifestations and appeal - examining both its bearing on criminal lifestyles and on the cultivation of 'cool.' Contemporary examples and original research are used to evidence new ways of thinking about street culture today.

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  • Unemployed on the Autism Spectrum by Michael John Carley
    Unemployed on the Autism Spectrum (English, Paperback) Michael John Carley

    Addressing the high rate of unemployment among people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), this vital guide offers advice on how you can overcome negative emotions, maintain your confidence and process unemployment in an emotionally healthy way.

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  • Poverty as Ideology by Andrew Fischer
    Poverty as Ideology (English, Paperback) Andrew Fischer

    An incisive critique of how the field of international poverty studies, cultivated by global development agendas, has served to legitimate an increasingly punitive and conservative neoliberal world order.

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  • Worlds Apart by Cynthia M. Duncan
    Worlds Apart (English, Paperback) Cynthia M. Duncan

    First published in 1999, Worlds Apart examined the nature of poverty through the stories of real people in three remote rural areas of the United States: New England, Appalachia, and the Mississippi Delta. This edition provides fresh insights into the dynamics of poverty, politics and community change.

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